Former World Champion Promoted General

Politics | July 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0
Former World Champion Promoted General Former world shooting champion Nonka Matova (left) celebrates her promotion to major-general. She has worked with the Bulgarian police for decades before taking over her current post as MP of the ruling party. Photo by Yuliana Nikolova (

Former world shooting champion and long-time police officer Nonka Matova was promoted major-general by Bulgaria's president on Friday. The shooter has been working with the country's Interior Ministry for twenty-four years. Two years ago she took a leave to become a MP of the ruling party. The president also awarded the same title to three other colonels - one of them is the chief of the fire fighter's service, the others work in regional structures of the Interior Ministry.

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